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My Summer of 2016

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What an EPIC summer! Thanks to my portfolio of travel hacks, I’ve managed to travel almost every week this year! Below a summary of the trips I’ve taken in the past three months and some of the details how I managed to stretch my travel…

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Stay at luxury hotels for FREE!

Over the past few years, I’ve stayed numerous times at luxury hotels for free. Highlights include a night in the €2500 Dom Perignon Suite at InterContinental Amstel and suites at InterContinental Paris Le Grand, InterContinental Paris Avenue Marceau, InterContinental Dusseldorf, InterContinental Dublin and InterContinental…

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IHG Rewards Club: Earn 2 free nights or more!

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IHG Rewards Club has just announced its Fall 2014 promotion called Into the Nights. Similar to previous ‘The Big Win‘ promos, you need to complete a number of ‘Offers’ before the end of 2014 to earn extra IHG Rewards Club…

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IHG Rewards Club: 2014 Promotion Codes

IHG Rewards Club is the loyalty program of InterContinental Hotels, Crowne Plaza, Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Hotel Indigo and some smaller brands. Last year, the program offered a number of bonus codes which allowed members to earn thousands of extra…

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IHG Rewards Club: The Big Win 2014 live!

Registration for IHG Rewards Club The Big Win 2014 is now live.  Here’s the offer I got: Stay a total of 7 nights and earn 9,200 points Stay at 4 different IHG brands and earn 19,200 points Book 1 stays…

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IHG Rewards Club: The Big Win completed!

With our TravelMagic meet-up at Crowne Plaza Antwerp last weekend, my dad completed his IHG Rewards Club Big Win challenge for 2013.  On top of the 50,100 points earned with The Big Win, he also managed to score an additional…

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IHG Rewards Club: Promotion codes & Big Win update

Last weekend, a number of TravelMagic enthusiasts joined me at Holiday Inn Express Mechelen for a mattress run (= staying at a hotel with the sole purpose of collecting loyalty points). By status matching to IHG Rewards Club Platinum and signing…

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All IHG Rewards Club Bonus Points Codes

Update Jan 2014: Make sure to check the IHG Rewards Club 2014 Promo Codes list IHG Rewards Club (previously known as Priority Club) is the loyalty program of InterContinental Hotels, Crowne Plaza, Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Hotel Indigo and…

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Weekend in Birmingham (UK)

Pic: The Bull at Bullring Shopping Mall Birmingham (Jun 2012) Birmingham, my sixth Brussels Airlines Flyday destination.  Once again, thanks to the IHG 2-for-1 discount rate, I managed to stay two nights abroad for less than €100.  In fact, this…

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Weekend in Bristol (UK)

Pic: SN2055 Brussels-Bristol operated by BMI Embraer 145EP (Apr 2012) Bristol (United Kingdom), my second Brussels Airlines #Flyday weekend trip.  Last month I traveled to the Portuguese Algarve using the Flyday promo, this month I chose Bristol, Barcelona and Warsaw. …

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